Publius Ovidius Naso (20 March 43 BC – AD 17/18), known as Ovid in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet who lived during the reign of Augustus. He was a contemporary of the older Virgil and Horace, with whom he is often ranked as one of the three canonical poets of Latin literature. 

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Take rest, a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop.

There is a god within us.

Use the occasion for it passes swiftly.

Bear patiently with a rival.

Where belief is painful, we are slow to believe.

What is without periods of rest will not endure.

Cunning leads to knavery. It is but a step from one to the other and that very slippery. Only lying makes the difference, add that to cunning and it is knavery.

How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.

Bear and endure: This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good.

Nothing is more powerful than custom or habit.

Whether you call my heart affectionate or you call it womanish: I confess that to my misfortune it is soft.

Jupiter from on high smiles at the perjuries of lovers.

Time is the devourer of all things.

Note too that a faithful study of the liberal arts humanizes character and permits it not to be cruel.

The gods behold all righteous actions.

Every lover is a soldier.

Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.

Fortune and love favor the brave.

Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear.

You can learn from anyone even your enemy.

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